CREST® Weekly: Persistent and Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Our newest CREST® Weekly Curriculum module, Persistent and Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Colitis, is now available! This module covers Clostridium difficile infection and specifically focuses on the evaluation and management of those patients with persistent and recurrent C. difficile colitis.

Objectives:

  • Describe the etiology of persistent and recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.
  • Determine clinical practices to help prevent the spread of Clostridium difficile infection.
  • Create a treatment strategy for Clostridium difficile.

CREST® Weekly Curriculum modules are free to members. To access, log in at the top of this page, click on MY ACCOUNT, then follow the link to the CREST® Online Learning Center. Not a member of ASCRS? Learn more about the benefits of membership in The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

CREST® Weekly: Pouchitis Diagnosis and Treatment Now Available

Our newest CREST® Weekly Curriculum module, Pouchitis Diagnosis and Treatment, is now available! This module focuses on pouchitis, including the etiology, diagnosis, first and second-line therapy, and the approach to complicated, recurrent and refractory disease. Included in the module are a narrated presentation, full-text articles from Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, and a brief posttest.

Objectives:

  • Understand the etiology, presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute pouchitis.
  • Understand the diagnostic approach and treatment of chronic or refractory pouchitis.
  • Understand strategies for the maintenance of remission from pouchitis in high-risk patients.

CREST® Weekly Curriculum modules are free to members. To access, log in at the top of this page, click on MY ACCOUNT, then follow the link to the CREST® Online Learning Center. Not a member of ASCRS? Learn more about the benefits of membership in The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

Don't Forget! Claim CME from the 2017 ASCRS Annual Meeting

If you attended the 2017 ASCRS Annual Scientific and Tripartite meeting in Seattle, please visit the online evaluation site to claim credit today for the CME and eligible self-assessment (MOC) credit sessions you attended.

You will be asked to enter your Last Name and ID Number in order to complete the evaluations. Please remember to print and save a copy of the certificate with your CME for your records. We ask that you complete your online evaluations by August 31, 2017.

Don't forget! Claim CME from the 2017 ASCRS Annual Meeting

As the end of the year approaches, don't forget to claim CME if you attended the 2017 ASCRS Annual Scientific and Tripartite meeting in Seattle. Pease visit the online evaluation site to claim credit for the CME and eligible self-assessment (MOC) credit sessions you attended.

You will be asked to enter your Last Name and ID Number in order to complete the evaluations. Please remember to print and save a copy of the certificate with your CME for your records.

Download 2018 Annual Meeting Mobile App

There is still time to register for the ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting, May 19 - 23, 2018 in Nashville, TN.

Download the Mobile App from Google Play or the Apple Store. Browse sessions, set your schedule, find speakers and more!

Meeting highlights include:

  • A robust scientific program featuring 39.75 hours of CME credit to provide in-depth and up-to-date information relative to surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.
  • World-class educational opportunities from distinguished speakers from around the globe.
  • A program with returning sessions and new additions for attendees to learn new techniques and ideas that will make a difference in their daily practice.
  • The opportunity to network with more than 1,700 healthcare professionals. This is the largest meeting in North America devoted exclusively to colon and rectal surgery.

Visit the 2018 Annual Meeting page to review the meeting program, view accommodations, and register for the meeting.

See you in Nashvile!

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